Each Friday afternoon, the school community comes together for assembly time. Students sit with their Book Buddies so older students can help younger children learn to be attentive and respectful audience members. Enthusiasm is welcome too! Each assembly takes on its own flavor. Classes might share research reports, science experiments, artwork, poetry, or music. Often […]
Oscar’s Senior Spanish classes have been exploring all things related to food, including eating at a restaurant. It is yet another one of those great opportunities at North Branch to combine topics. While students are busy learning new vocabulary and proper pronunciation, they are also exposed to things like manners and nutrition.
As different age groups at North Branch have embarked on journeys of discovery around the world, Oscar’s Spanish classes sought new ways to learn Spanish and apply it to other countries. Students combined words they are familiar with and some new ones to present a Spanish-speaking country, its capital, and colors of the flag. Stuart’s math group also […]
Oscar’s 8th grade Spanish students recently worked on an assignment to make their own children’s books. They created the story, wrote it in Spanish, and drew illustrations. Here they are presenting the books at assembly.
Lots of things have been happening at North Branch. On Wednesday, the 7th and 8th graders were at The Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair all day. North Branch students came away with six honorable mentions! Congratulations to everyone for their effort and hard work, on all of the projects. Friday’s assembly was very busy: the […]